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Forum: The Studio 18-05-2018, 03:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,629
Posted By Bulkhead
One of my favorite cars! I remember coming back...

One of my favorite cars! I remember coming back from the Motor Show in the late seventies with stacks of Lotus brochures and just reading them from cover to cover. We have a few over here and I've...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 07-05-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,561
Posted By Bulkhead
I think it's still pretty hard to beat. ...

I think it's still pretty hard to beat. Certainly from a paste wax/sealant perspective, I don't know anything that comes close. Maybe BH DSW but for the performance and price, Fusso is awesome.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 27-04-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By Bulkhead
I agree - although the assumption is that you...

I agree - although the assumption is that you wouldn't eat out every night at any restaurant. Whilst I think that there is a hint of sanctimoniousness about the way both go about things, the basic...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 26-04-2018, 11:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,064
Posted By Bulkhead
Jamie Oliver and Hugh F-W

I've been reading about Jamie and Hugh's campaigns regarding the health of British people in general and especially kids. Hugh received a poorly-researched takedown by the Telegraph about his new...
Forum: Detailing Chat 06-04-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,172
Posted By Bulkhead
My first Landie - an ex-military Series 3 SWB...

My first Landie - an ex-military Series 3 SWB with canvas hood. It had matt camo paint (way before matt finishes were trendy!), a chassis that loved to hold on to mud for dear life and a habit of...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 26-03-2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 7,977
Posted By Bulkhead
We've started getting this over in Oz and I'm...

We've started getting this over in Oz and I'm with a lot of you - New TG is way better than GT. I couldn't watch GT after the first two episodes as it was so bad. It's become very slightly better...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 21-03-2018, 01:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 12,272
Posted By Bulkhead
This has brought back bad memories!! I had an...

This has brought back bad memories!! I had an early non-turbo MG Maestro, complete with the computerised voice thingy. It had the awful 1.6 R series engine with un-tunable carbs and Oliver Reed...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 06-03-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,229
Posted By Bulkhead
Durability: Soft99 Fusso Coat Dark Gloss:...

Durability: Soft99 Fusso Coat Dark

Gloss: Vic's Red (still the best one I think)

All Rounder: Hard to go past Dodo SNH, although the Fusso gives it a run for its money.

These are all...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 03-02-2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,107
Posted By Bulkhead
Looks like a Barried CX5 to me.

Looks like a Barried CX5 to me.
Forum: Detailing Chat 01-02-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 520
Posted By Bulkhead
Well, quartz coatings have come along in leaps...

Well, quartz coatings have come along in leaps and bounds with newish companies like Gyeon leading the way. Fallout removers are more plentiful - probably just iron X a few years ago. Boutique...
Forum: Detailing Chat 31-01-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 602
Posted By Bulkhead
Despite telling the local Toyota dealer not to...

Despite telling the local Toyota dealer not to prep our new car, they went ahead anyway. On inspection it didn't look too bad with only the ultra shiny tyre dressing standing out. However, once I'd...
Forum: Detailing Chat 18-01-2018, 01:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,945
Posted By Bulkhead
Chocolate Hobnobs. Even at $4 a packet here! ...

Chocolate Hobnobs. Even at $4 a packet here! Can't drink tea without them.
Forum: The Daily News Zone 04-12-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By Bulkhead
I think it looks good. Interesting to hear the...

I think it looks good. Interesting to hear the negative comments saying its not a proper Defender etc. Well, I've had more Landies than I care to mention and the fact this new one is so different...
Forum: Waxes, Sealants & Paint Protection 29-11-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,704
Posted By Bulkhead
That collection is screaming for a shootout test!...

That collection is screaming for a shootout test! There's been a distinct lack of comparison tests recently. With so many new niche waxes on the market, the info from one of these tests would be...
Forum: Interior & Glass 28-11-2017, 10:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,047
Posted By Bulkhead
I would IPA first to get rid of the grease,...

I would IPA first to get rid of the grease, otherwise it will contaminate the clay and be spread all over. Then I would clay and give a final polish. If required, you may need to give it another...
Forum: The Daily News Zone 13-11-2017, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By Bulkhead
Mmmm, ionic compound with hydrogen bonds?!!! ...

Mmmm, ionic compound with hydrogen bonds?!!! Notwithstanding that hydrogen bonds are incredibly weak, why do they have to use stupid terms. Eco-correct?? What does that even mean? Almost as bad as...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 01-11-2017, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5,007
Views: 288,670
Posted By Bulkhead
I'm hoping that the producers of shows like this...

I'm hoping that the producers of shows like this are preparing for "The Mother' of all reality shows. Basically, every person in every sh!tty reality TV show will be set ashore on an uninhabited...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 30-10-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bulkhead
Hitler gave eugenics a bad name;)

Hitler gave eugenics a bad name;)
Forum: Off Topic Chat 29-10-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,044
Posted By Bulkhead
There comes a time when intelligent people must...

There comes a time when intelligent people must make the call and decide whether keeping idiots like these alive is a good thing for the human race. If you're willing to risk your life for a burger...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 26-10-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 46,432
Posted By Bulkhead
Looking very nice - every time I see an older...

Looking very nice - every time I see an older Impreza, it makes me wish I'd kept mine. One thing though, in the 4x4 scene over here, many cars that have top-mounted intercoolers have fans fitted on...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-10-2017, 10:24 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 185,475
Posted By Bulkhead
I used to be of the same opinion - was a die-hard...

I used to be of the same opinion - was a die-hard Landie fanboy. I still have a soft spot for them but the constant issues with rust, oil leaks, transfer box seals, cramped cabin, water leaks and...
Forum: Projects and Restorations 12-10-2017, 12:57 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 185,475
Posted By Bulkhead
After viewing this thread, having a good mate who...

After viewing this thread, having a good mate who used to run a LR repair shop and owning many LR products myself, I'm constantly amazed at how much rot the things develop! You'd have thought...
Forum: Detailing Chat 04-10-2017, 11:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 814
Posted By Bulkhead
TBH, AFAIK and FWIW acronyms WFM but may be a...

TBH, AFAIK and FWIW acronyms WFM but may be a PITA for others. IOW, TYT and look at the FAQ WRT acronyms and MMW, you'll be ROTFL. OTOH, you'll be screaming WTF. SCNR. HTH. EOM!
Forum: The Daily News Zone 04-10-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,587
Posted By Bulkhead
Unfortunately, it's inevitable sooner or later. ...

Unfortunately, it's inevitable sooner or later. They represent cash cows for producers of low-volume sports cars. Look at Porsche, Jaguar, Maserati, Bentley and Lamborghini (soon).
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-09-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,266
Posted By Bulkhead
First thing is to clean the hell out of the trim...

First thing is to clean the hell out of the trim with an APC mix. Applying anything over trim before this stage is useless. After that, the only thing I've used that lasts longer than a couple of...
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